February 19, 2016 / 10:10 AM / 2 years ago

Cameron says made some progress but still no EU deal

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives at the EU council headquarters for the second day of a European Union leaders summit addressing the talks about the so-called Brexit and the migrants crisis in Brussels, Belgium, February 19, 2016.Yves Herman

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday he was still working toward a deal with European partners on keeping Britain a member of the European Union, adding he would stand his ground to defend British interests.

"I was here till 5 o'clock this morning working through this and we've made some progress but there's still no deal," Cameron said on arriving at for a second day of a summit of European leaders in Brussels.

"And as I've said I'll only do a deal if we get what Britain needs," he added.

Reporting by Robert-Jan Bartunek; editing by Philip Blenkinsop

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